Ok. In this case the costs isn't really a problem, so both read and
write will be faster with two disks in a RAID1 vs. three disks in a RAID
5 ? I've read that RAID5 would be faster in read ?

/ Stefan

On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 10:26:43PM +0100, Stefan Cars wrote:
> > Okey, but if you would compare RAID-1 on two disks compared to RAID-5 on
> > three disks then ? What would be the faster ?
> RAID1 is going to be faster, both reading and writing, but it will
> take a lot more raw disk space to provide the required usable space.
>       Cheers,
>       Matthew
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